It is Tuesday night and that is normally badminton night at the
Start: Marie: Absolutely not, Ruth. We absolutely carry on.. This is only a minor setback.
(Ruth follows in her kit--a Westlife tour sweater and jogging-bottoms.)
Ruth: Really? I mean is it actually worth playing, without--
Finish: Ruth: Three-one!
Marie: Actually, Ruth, I think that would have gone in the net. (Or, if Ruth misses:) Ruth, d’you think it’s time you had some lessons?
Tim Firth, Calendar Girls, Samuel French, 2008, pp. 68-70.
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